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in iran, syria, and the broader muslim world before the united nations general assembly. nbc's tracie potts joins us with those details. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. there's a lot at stake here. the president is explaining where we stand on some of the big issues internationally, but also this is a big issue and a big speech for the president himself politically. >> first thing is first here. we do have an election ahead. i've got a lot of things i want to do in a second term. >> reporter: president obama on "the view" before speaking to the united nations general assembly today. aides say he will focus on the recent unrest in the middle east and the death of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans in libya. mitt romney is criticizing him for calling these events bumps in the road. >> these are not bumps in the road. these are human lives. these are developments we do not want to see. >> considering those events, either one of them or all of them collectively as bumps in the road shows a person who has a very different perspective about world affai
addressed the united nations general assembly where syria and iran took center stage. nbc's tracie potts joins us with those details. >> reporter: good morning. the focus ohio, as you said, a key battleground state where the president now has a big lead. >> i accept that people will call me awful things every day, and i will always defend their right to do so. >> fresh off his speech at the united nations, president obama heads to ohio today with an eight-point lead according to "the washington post." mitt romney is there today, too, talking jobs and taxes. >> is there anybody who thinks that raising taxes will help grow the economy? >> no! >> his plan is to continue what he has done before. the status quo has not worked. >> romney attacking someone on taxes? that's like me attacking someone for being fashion nat in politics. >> reporter: romney is at a two-day bus tour with his running mate. >> after four years of getting the run-around, america needs a turn-around. >> reporter: it's a tough state to make a pitch for 12 million more jobs. ohio's unemployment rate is lower than the natio
. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has told the united nations that the world has until next summer to stop iran from building a nuclear weapon. the white house reacted by saying the u.s. shares israel's goal of stopping that from happening but so far it has refused to set an ultimatum. nbc's danielle leigh reports. >> reporter: from a fight over the west bank to fears about iran's nuclear program, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu spoke under pressure before the united nations. >> today a great battle is being waged. >> reporter: just one day after iran's president mahmoud amadinejad accused israel and the west of intimidation, netanyahu delivered iran new ultimatum against its controversial nuclear program. >> a red line should be drawn right here before, before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> reporter: israel and the west suspect iran is trying to build a nuclear weapon and fear the impact on the region, but so far diplomatic efforts to stop iran, who calls its program peaceful, have been unsuccessful. netanyahu also spok
from iran's president today at the united nations. the united states and israel boycotted the speech from mahmoud ahmadinejad. he said iran is not afraid of strikes against his country's nuclear facilities, they can neutralize such attacks, he accused israel and the west of nuclear intimidation. >> translator: continued threats by the uncivilized zionist to resort on military action against our great nation is a clear example of this bitter reality. >> david cameron said pressure to stop iran's program should come from the united nations. benjamin netanyahu will address the united nations tomorrow. >> decision 2012. as the theory goes you can't get to the oval office without ohio. today it appears mitt romney is losing ground in ohio, the latest polls are not encouraging for romney. here is steve handelsman. >> reporter: he's wrapping up his bus tour of ohio a blue collar state that must win for mitt romney. >> there is dignity and honor and meaning in good hard work. >> reporter: despite romney's work here, many visits, ohio may be moving out of reach. even with the help today of oh
blasted israel and the united states today. his comments before the united nations general assembly, and they came on the holiest day of the jewish calendar. nbc's danielle leigh shows us the fiery speech that the u.s. boycotted. >> reporter: thousands of demonstrators stood outside the united nations in new york city, holding signs that read "liberty" and shouting out against iran. inside iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad did not mention his nation's controversial nuclear program. instead he accused big powers like the u.s. and israel of being bullies. >> translator: continue threats by the uncivilized zionists to resort to military action against our great nation is a clear example of this bitter reality. >> reporter: the comments prompted harsh words from israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu as he headed to the u.s. for a speech of his own. israel fears iran is building a nuclear weapon, and in response netanyahu has threatened military force. tuesday president obama pushed for a peaceful negotiation. >> make no mistake, a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can b
york tonight, and critics are blasting his priorities. the annual united nations general assembly is in new york this week, but instead of meeting with world leaders, the president made a campaign appearance on the talk show "the view." israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu had requested one-on-one time with president obama, but instead hillary clinton will handle the private meetings with foreign leaders. president obama is also taking flak for his interview which aired last night on "60 minutes" in which he was asked about the turmoil and violence in the wake of the arab spring. >> i was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there are going to bumps in the road. >> these are not bumps in the road, these are human lives. these are developments we do not want to see. this is time for the president who will shape events in the middle east. >> reporter: president obama will speak at the united nations tomorrow morning, but with just six weeks until the election, insiders say his speech will be aimed mostly at american voters. >>> the raiders beat the steelers in
policy. president obama is about to address the united nations focusing on the weigh of anti-american violence that he called a bump in the road. mitt romney argued it's no bump but a crisis that could have been managed better. nbc steve handelsman has the latest from washington. >> reporter: president obama headed to new york with critics asailing his priorities. he'll make another candidate appearance instead of meeting one on one with world leaders. no meetings scheduled with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu who angered democrats by publicly demanding a tougher obama stance on iran. on "60 minutes," the president seemed to dismiss netanyahu has noise. >> any pressure that i feel is simply to do what's right for the american people. and i am going to block out any noise that's out there. >> reporter: the white house claimed what the president meant was -- >> his objective is to take every step possible to enhance his real security. >> reporter: mr. obama had downplayed anti-american rioting. >> i was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there are g
for meetings at the united nations. but the first effort, a meeting with the first lady. the appearance and the slimmed down schedule included no one-on-one meetings with other world leaders. >> the fact of the matter is, the president does not wait for an annual meeting to have consultations with the foreign leaders, and it will continue. >> reporter: you know, brian, by contrast with 2004, the president had multiple meetings in india, iraq and afghanistan, that election was about national security. >> seems they should take advantage of the city being shut down for a couple of days, chuck todd with us. >>> and overseas to the front lines in afghanistan, where the drawdown of u.s. troops is getting a lot of attention, but lately it has been overshadowed by the insider attacks and the toll it has taken on american lives. lester holt is in kandahar where he talked one-on-one with the u.s. and coalition forces. >> reporter: brian, good evening, with the war about to enter the 12th year, questions remain about the taliban resistance. but the man in charge of the war says the strategy for a
talk at the united nations this morning addressing the rioting in the muslim world. he called for a deeper look at the causes. nbc bay area steve handelsman has more on the president's remarks. >> reporter: laura, thanks. good morning. gorgeous day here in new york. president obama came here as a candidate in a middle of a tough re-election fight. president obama aimed his u.n. speech at u.s. voters to reassure them he is handling the twin middle east crises. >> the attacks of the last two weeks are not simply an assault on america. >> reporter: chrrisis one is th attacks in libya. then the made in america anti-islam video. >> there are no words that excuse the killing. >> reporter: but he urged understanding. >> if we are serious about these ideals, we must speak about the crisis. >> reporter: crisis two is iran. still working on nuclear capability. the iran president ahmadinejad called for elimination of israel. >> make no mistake. nuclear alarm to iran is not a challenge to be contained. >> reporter: and netanyahu is pushing president obama to force. he didn't. >> we believ
, and his visit with bill clinton and president obama who stepped before the united nations general assembly talked about the recent violence against americans and explained a few things about our country to a global audience while putting some in the audience today on notice. we begin with our chief white house correspondent chuck todd. chuck, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. president obama and mitt rom jammed as many meetings as they could today in a whirlwind trip to the big apple. while they didn't trade too many barbs, they did draw a contrast on serious issues and even less serious issues. the centerpiece of the president's visit to new york, his speech to the u.n. general assembly, focusing on the unrest in libya and the middle east. at times emotional. >> the attacks on the civilians from benghazi were attacks on americans. there should be no doubt that we will be relentless in tracking down the killers and bringing them to justice. and on this we must agree. there is no speech that justifies mindless violence. >> reporter: president obama also appeared to draw a real
. >>> world leaders at the united nations discussed violence in syria, rebel forces attacked the capital and reported the deadliest day of the civil war. more than 340 people are reported to have died yesterday in fighting across the country. in damascus, a white van exploded outside the military command center. a second bomb went off about ten minutes later inside the compound. and gun battles went on for hours. 4 guards were killed and 14 others were injured in that attack. >>> well, now here's a look at some other stories making news "early today in america." in texas, a fast-food restaurant there became a house of horrors for one employee. the worker was forced at gunpoint to empty three cash registers into the masked robber's bag. the early-morning robbery ended when the employee was shoved into a freezer and the suspect escaped. police have not made any arrests. >>> a special guest arrived at a hawaiian vacation resort in unique fashion. after an hour of labor, a 12-year-old dolphin gave birth to a female calf last month. the dolphin was born inside a manmade lagoon where tourists
netanyahu spoke at the united nations. >> a great battle is being raged. >> reporter: just one day after mahmoud ahmadinejad accused the u.s. and the west of intimidation. >> a red line should be drawn right here before iran completes a second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> reporter: israel and the west suspect iran is trying to build a nuclear weapon, and fear the impact on the region. so far, diplomatic efforts to stop iran who called this program peaceful have been unsuccessful. netanyahu also spoke directly to mahmoud abbas. >> we won't solve our conflict with libellous speeches at the u.n. >> to assert the state that is palestine. >> reporter: the change would allow palestine to pursue israel in the u.n. international court as the two battle over the west bank. >> they've become targets for acts of killing and abuse. >> reporter: continuing conflicts, the likes of which will require the continued assistance of the u.s. >>> still to come here at 5:00, he lost his cool 30,000 feet in the air. what passengers had to do to control a man accuses of grabbing wome
cameraman who went to the united nations in new york with president ahmadinejad has defected. he is seeking asylum in the united states. >>> japan was hit by a typhoon, which was strong enough to overturn vehicles on the island of okinawa. more than 140 people were injured and tens of thousands lost electrical power. >>> here is something to wet your whistle. a "usa today" study of 100 locations over the last ten years show water prices have doubled in a quarter of the cities and towns and even tripled due in part to repairs to a crumbling infrastructure. >>> here is an early look at wow howe wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,437 after falling 38 points, the s&p lost six and the nasdaq down 20. taking a look at overseas trading, in tokyo the nikkei dropped 73 points while in hong kong the hang seng was closed for a holiday. >>> as a new quarter begins and presidential candidates prepare to square off, economic data will be of particular interest to wall street and main street this week. the september employment report comes out friday but will be high on the agenda all
it's a sad and precautionary tale about gun safety. >>> president obama's united nations address began with a tribute to chris stevens. mr. obama called on the world leaders to join him in condemning the violence that killed stevens and three american staffers in the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the president then explained to world leaders why the u.s. cannot ban a youtube clip blamed for much of the violence in the middle east. the clip insults t s ths the pr muhammad. >> as president of our country and commander in chief of our military, i accept that people are going to call me awful things every day, and i will always defend their right to do so. >>. [ applause ] >> president obama said there is no speech that justifies mindless violence and promised stevens' killers will be brought to justice. the president also discussed hope that concerns over iran's nuclear programs can be addressed through diplomacy. >>> from heartache to hope, it's a bittersweet day for a peninsula family whose loss of a child could help save the lives of others. doug and linda studebaker spoke a
on the line, president obama took on the world stage today, stepping before the united nations general assembly. in the wake of the anti-american protests in the middle east, the president encouraged the assembly to stand fast against violence and extremism. he argued protecting religious rights and free speech must be a universal responsibility. not just an american obligation. >> the attacks on the civilians in benghazi were attacks on america. there should be no doubt that we will be relentless on tracking down the killers and bringing them to justice. >> there is no speech that justifies mindless violence. >> mitt romney has tried to cast president obama as a weak leader in terms of the global situation. too quick to apologize for american values. >>> what crews uncovered under san francisco's city hall after the '06 earthquake. and what they'll do next. >>> a bay area doctor is sounding the alarm on what she calls a concussion crisis for young athletes. >>> cars without drivers? a google idea gets the green light on california highways. >>> plus, the added features some are specul
the the united nations as the campaign spotlight turns to international affairs. both he and republican rival, mitt romney, speak at the clinton global initiative annual meeting also today. in nearly back-to-back speeches. hot topics for both, the u.s. response to anti-american protests across the muslim world. and we'll have more on this coming up. >>> now let's head to wall street and cnbc's courtney reagan is at the new york stock exchange. tell us more about the global bacon shortage on the way. al is very concerned this morning. he can't function. >> as are a number of others. this could be true, if you're a bacon lover, you better start hoarding it now. according to britain's national pig association, a worldwide shortage of pork and bacon next year is unavoidable. it's a result of the drought that hit much of the country this year. which damaged the crops used to feed the pigs. so the group predicts that the number of slaughtered pigs could fall by 10% in the second half of next year, and that could cause prices to double in some areas. natalie, back to you. >> stocking up now. courtne
on the much talked about new sitcom called "the new normal." hey, girl. >> united nations in session this week. traffic is insane here. >> trying to get from here to there. >> run from one place to the next. >> happy to have you. >> you guys look great this morning. >> thank you. we've been here a very, very, very long time. >> we heard a rumor you did not have to audition for this part. somebody said, you know what, i got the right person for this. >> the producer of "glee." >> that's the truth. ryan murphy saw me on "celebrity apprentice" and "real housewives". he asked me if i would fly to l.a. and i did. he's like can you be coach on "glee" for me, sure, he asked if i'd play rocky on "the new normal." >> he's a very smart guy. i didn't audition. but ryan murphy has a great eye for talent. he's created things like "american horror story," "glee," "nip/tuck," "the new normal." >> you were supposed to have certain roles that were reoccurring but suddenly you became this permanent character. >> when i did "glee," they asked if i would come here once or twice and they kept bringing me back and
crisis? with so many questions about management of the middle east, when you have a key united nations gathering, not to meet with world leaders, including netanyahu at a time of so much concern over iran? >> this president has been obviously in constant contact throughout the four years with world leaders. he's obviously been in deep consultation with prime minister netanyahu. obviously our administration has been in deep consultation with the defense and intelligence agencies in israel. so this president has been very, very focused on strengthens our alliances. he's built an unprecedented global effort in terms of sanctions against iran. so this president has led, and i think the question -- you know, we do have an election coming up. this president committed a few things to the american people in 2008. he would restore and rebuild alliances. he would end the war in iraq. he would find and make sure that bin laden was brought to justice. and he has done all those things. by the way, let's talk about governor romney's response during this. you know, in the hours as these attacks becam
. a stern warning to united nations as the prime minister of israel draws the line on iran's nuclear program. nbc's chief foreign correspondent andrea mitchell has more. >> good morning. for the first time, the prime minister issued a deadline to iran for possible military action using a simple drawing to warn the u.n. that israel believes iran will reach the point of no return on the nuclear program in a matter of months. secretary of state hillary clinton met with benjamin netanyahu. president obama was campaigning in virginia thursday. the white house said too busy to meet with the prime minister. earlier, he laid down his red line for stopping iran's nuclear program. >> this is a bomb. this is a fuse. >> netanyahu spoke a day after ahmadinejad called israel uncivilized. netanyahu said they were 70% to getting enough nuclear fuel for a bomb, has to be stopped within months. >> if these are the facts, and they are, where should a red line be drawn? a red line should be drawn right here. >> president obama told the u.n. this week there is more time before iran reaches the point of no return
just one week from today. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad addresses the united nations general assembly today. on tuesday, president obama told the assembly that tehran is running out of time to resolve its disputed nuclear program and vowed the u.s. will do what it must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. in an interview with the associated press, ahmadinejad called for a new world order. meanwhile, here in new york city, public outrage this morning as the openly anti-israel ahmadinejad addresses the u.n. on this yom kippur, the holiest day on the jewish calendar. >>> legendary singer andy williams died tuesday night after a year-long battle with bladder cancer. williams died at his home in branson, missouri, where he owned the moon river theater. "moon river," of course, was williams' signature song. andy williams was 84. >>> it was a bad call, but they are sticking to it, so says the nfl. upholding that controversial call by replacement referees that gave the seattle seahawks a victory monday night against green bay. the league did acknowledge tuesday that refs
. >> that's stephen barton featured in a new national tv ad paid for by a group called united against illegal gun support fund. the group says it is disappointed about. the candidates haven't addressed gun violence in a concrete and specific way. it is unlikely that topic will be brought up unless the question comes from the moderator. critics point out the weapons used in that aurora shooting were all legally purchased. >>> you pay up, they show up. the officials raking in fees just for public appearances last month. tonight more unquestionable spending by the bay area's largest water district. >> reporter: $286 plus mileage. that's what the santa clara valley water district gets to show up for events related to water issues. richard santos serves on a 58th of volunteer boirds but he has figured out a way to get paid by taxpayers. from the water district board to san jose's police and fire retirement board -- >> everybody wants to do the right thing. >> reporter: and the 2040 task forceful richard santos wears a lot of hats. but we found the santa clara valley water district is footi
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